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AltcoinWeekly Newsletter #61 (24 - 30 January 2015)

Newsletter #61

24 - 30 January 2015 

Hey guys, sorry for the delay in sending out this week's newsletter. I had a really busy week attending Inside Bitcoins Singapore. Here's an image of me talking on The Future of Altcoins panel.
Bobby

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Latest News

Coinbase's US Bitcoin Exchange Opens Doors to Traders

Coinbase's US Bitcoin Exchange Opens Doors to Traders

Coinbase's much-anticipated US exchange is now live to consumers in 24 US states.

CoinBase Inc. Under Investigation Regarding Misleading Information About Their Bitcoin Exchange

CoinBase Inc. Under Investigation Regarding Misleading Information About Their Bitcoin Exchange

It looks like Coinbase might be facing some serious trouble after they announced their US regulated Bitcoin exchange, which eventually turned out to be not so regulated at all in several states. 

Reddit Lets Go Cryptocurrency Engineer Ryan X Charles

Reddit Lets Go Cryptocurrency Engineer Ryan X Charles

Developer Ryan X Charles has been let go from his post as cryptocurrency engineer at Reddit.

Chinese Exchange, 796 Gets 'Goxed' for 1,000 bitcoins

Chinese Exchange, 796 Gets 'Goxed' for 1,000 bitcoins

Reports are emerging of Chinese Bitcoin exchange 796 mistakenly losing 1000BTC of customer funds in a botched customer service request.

Market

The Beginner's Guide to Hedging Bitcoin Volatility

The Beginner's Guide to Hedging Bitcoin Volatility

The wild swings of Bitcoin's value against the USD has been a concern by many users. Here are some options you can use to hedge its volatility.

More on measuring mining centralisation

More on measuring mining centralisation

The author takes a look at mining centralisation and observes that the network hashrate is becoming more evenly spread between block makers (less centralised) but becoming more concentrated in the hands of private entities (possibly more centralised).

Ecosystem

The Bootstrapper’s Guide To Bitcoin Remittances

The Bootstrapper’s Guide To Bitcoin Remittances

Luis Buenaventura of Rebit.ph discusses Bitcoin remittances and its impact on the $430 billion international remittance industry.

796.com Theft of 27 Jan

796.com Theft of 27 Jan

Danno Ferrin of Crypto Crumbs looks at the purported theft of Chinese exchange, 796 to see if the evidence on the blockchain matches the narrative presented in the official explanations.

 

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